Thu, Aug 22, 2002 

 

People smuggling attempt gets stuck in mud

Last week two British Columbia men were charged with smuggling aliens into the United States after they were caught leading 19 Koreans across the Semiahmoo...

Thu, Aug 15, 2002 

 

Real nice coils on a magic ship

“The Lady is a magic ship,” said Michael Kellick, steward and communications officer of the Lady Washington, one of three tall ships tied up ...

Council looks at traffic safety bits

The installation of traffic signals at the corner of Boblett and S.R. 542 is scheduled for completion on September 6. Steve Banham of Blaine public works...

Celebrating Blaine’s history afloat

The Blaine Harbor marina will be afloat with people and boats August 17 – 18 as part of the second annual Plover Days festival. Like last year, Drayton...

City planner dreaming up ring around waterfront

“Right now the connection between the city and the marina stinks. I’m trying to build a strong corridor that ties it all together, from the pier...

Woman admits she lied about abduction, rape

The woman who had sheriff’s deputies scouring the county for a man she said raped and abducted her admitted Friday she made the whole thing up so ...

Thu, Aug 8, 2002 

 

Get away, stay close

With a little imagination you can have a European getaway and spend less than an hour in the car. Fairhaven might just be the southern tip of Bellingham...

City is takin’ it to the streets

The city of Blaine will hold a series of open house meetings over the next three Thursdays to explain why city council is asking voters to approve a property...

Rape victim escapes in Blaine

A woman kidnapped in Bellingham on Friday and sexually assaulted escaped from her captor Sunday morning on Pipeline Road and ran to neighbors for help....

More glimpses of cougars may not mean more threat

There may have been a cougar along the banks of Terrell Creek for a while, but lately the cat seems to be popping up more often, in BP Cherry Point security...

Custer willlight up with an all day party

Maine Street in Custer will be closed for an all-day, all-town party this weekend. The thirteenth annual Custer Days celebration, complete with racing ...

Thu, Aug 1, 2002 

 

Drum Heads off to Scotland

“Its not your average go to camp summer,” said 2002 Blaine graduate Annie Head. Considering her plans to travel to Scotland to compete in the...

Fundraiser dance on the dock

It’s going to be high times on the Blaine waterfront August 3. The Blaine Boys and Girls Club is putting on the fifth annual Dance on the Dockside...

Newell guilty of lesser charge

During his July 24 appearance in Blaine municipal court, high school principal Dan Newell pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of first-degree-negligent ...

House passes bill to shuffle border

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 295-132 to create a new federal Department of Homeland Security which would gather together bits and pieces of ...

The tall lady’s back in town for another visit

A piece of 18th century history will glide into Drayton Harbor August 5. Washington States Tall Ship Ambassador, the Lady Washington, is returning to Blaine...

County and city ponder tax hike for better EMS

After spending six months looking at how to fund emergency medical services (EMS) in Whatcom County, a 30-member committee is recommending voters approve...

Thu, Jul 25, 2002 

 

And what are we bid on this multi-talented manager?

Blaine city manager Gary Tomsic recently completed a two week coarse at the Western College of Auctioneering in Billings. Montana. Tomsic describes the...

In defense of long-toothed rodents

One of the many benefits to living in Birch Bay Village is the proximity of a variety of marine and freshwater wildlife. This benefit does not come without...

Blaine man charged with rape

On Friday a Blaine man made his first court appearance and charged with raping a Blaine teenager.Eric Mickelsen, 34, was arrested July 11 after coming ...

Duck races set for Saturday

Terrell Creek will be afloat with as many as 1,000 duckies July 27. It isn’t a fluke migration, though, its the fifth annual Birch Bay Chamber of ...

Violent crime drops in 2001

Serious crime in Blaine continues to drop, but local police are getting busier and busier writing tickets. When Blaine police chief Bill Elfo presented...

Consultant describes scope of airport expansion study

Airport consultant David Ketchum told Blaine city council they could expect to see the first draft of his recommendations for Blaine’s airport in ...

Politicians rush to file candidacy papers

If you have your eye on the oval office, this is the time to climb onto the political ladder. This is candidate filing week and political hopefuls need...

Thu, Jul 18, 2002 

 

Semiahmoo gets top marks in national ranking

The Resort Semiahmoo is one of only three percent of the lodgings in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean to score a Four Diamond rating...

Reinventing the Roadhouse

Through the double-glass doors sits one of the biggest wooden dance floors in the northwest. “Hey Porter” by Johnny Cash resonates from the jukebox...

Road work

The county’s chip sealer will be rolling into town at the end of the week to give a facelift to two miles of rural residential roads. Sections of ...


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